Steven Spielberg may be worth a staggering $3.7 billion but that hasn't stopped his kids going off on their own ventures. After all, not everyone wants to rely solely on their family's fortune. But it seems one of his children has chosen a rather unconventional career path...
After his daughter announced her decision to embark on a career in adult entertainment, she claimed her parents were completely behind her, but now it appears things are a little less clear cut.
Keep scrolling to learn more about what the Spielberg's had to say.
Steven Spielberg is one of the most iconic and successful directors of our time.
via: Getty ImagesHe has widely been considered as one of the pioneers for the new era of Hollywood.
The legendary filmmaker has been behind some of the biggest hits in cinema history.The seventy-three-year-old has received critical acclaim for movies such as The Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Jaws.
He's also known for his impressive slate of historical movies.Including the likes of Holocaust drama Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan.
And of course, who could forget Jurassic Park?The sci-fi adventure movie hit the box office on June 11, 1993, opening to a staggering reception. To date, the movie has grossed an estimated $1.029 billion at the box office, making for pretty eye-watering figures.
In 1994, he expanded his cinematic empire.
via: Getty ImagesThe star co-founded the studio Dreamworks SKG, which was eventually purchased by Paramount Pictures in 2005.
As you'd expect, his staggering success had made him a multi-award winning director.
via: Getty ImagesHe's bagged 5 Oscars along with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, and Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award, to name a few.
His lucrative career has made him one of the biggest earners on the planet.
via: Getty ImagesThe filmmaker has accumulated an estimated net worth of around $3.7 billion.
He's also a huge family man.
via: Getty ImagesHe has 5 children with his current wife, Kate Capshaw, as well as a son from his previous marriage to actress Amy Irving.
Just because your dad is a multi-billionaire...
And that's exactly what Speilberg's daughter, Mikaela believes.
And this week she has revealed that she's carving out a new career for herself...
via: Twitter... in the adult entertainment industry. Keep scrolling to see how her parents reacted to the news.
Mikaela revealed the news to The Sun newspaper this week.revealed.
She says that ner new career choice "feels good."
via: Getty Images"And I also just got tired of working day to day in a way that wasn't satisfying my soul. I feel like doing this kind of work, I'm able to 'satisfy' other people, but that feels good because it's not in a way that makes me feel violated." She also confessed that she didn't want to be "dependent" on her parents because it didn't feel "comfortable" for her.
She's even come up with a new name for herself.
via: TwitterShe signed off one of her Instagram posts with "mika the chonky pixie."
She is currently only focusing on solo content.
via: Instagram"The reason I don't want to do anything outside of solo stuff is because I feel like it would be a violation of my boundaries and my relationship with my significant other," she said. Instead, she wants to focus on solo videos under the stage name Sugar Star.
After the news broke, she quickly took to Instagram to tell fans how they can access her content.
via: Instagram"Just a couple of notes: Since payment platforms don't allow you to pay for content via their TOS I always accept tips for interactions and just because (anything outside of photos and videos.)" "Also if I don't get back to you it's because RIP my inbox. Also when you interact be sure to confirm your age for my own protection."
According to her Instagram, she is also setting up an OnlyFans page.
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The twenty-three-year-old has opened up about her difficult past.
via: Getty ImagesAccording to Insider, she revealed she had been sexually abused by "predators" growing up. She didn't give specific details but said these men were not friends or anyone from her family. The abuse led to several mental health problems, she said, including anorexia, borderline personality disorder, and alcoholism.
Mikaela said many of her problems began when she was sent away to boarding school.
She made it clear that she doesn't blame her parents at all.While they did send her to boarding school, she said they "couldn't have known" and weren't to blame.
Mikaela also revealed how her parents reacted to her new career in the adult industry.
via: Getty ImagesAnd their reaction is pretty shocking...
She told her parents via FaceTime.Initially, she explained to The Sun her parents were "intrigued" but "not upset" when she broke the news to them.
But now it appears there's more to it...According to the New York Post, they're a little bit embarrassed about the whole thing.
They're definitely supportive about her.But they're also a touch embarrassed after her big decision to join the adult world of entertainment...
A source explained all.One source close to the family said:
Outwardly, Steven and Kate — who are the most evolved parents in the world and love their kids beyond all measure — have always been supportive of Mikaela and try to understand her.
But that's not all.The source went on to say:
Obviously, though, they’re embarrassed by her sudden public admission of entry into the sex worker world.
I bet you're all wondering why she decided to venture down this path, right?Well, it may all be pretty simple. She said she hopes to continue the filmmaking legacy created by her dad. It's just falls under a different genre to the ones we're used to from her father.
For now, she's waiting for her sex worker license is approved by the State of Tennessee.
via: TwitterShe already did some work for a website but has since has them removed until she is legally approved.
Good on her! As long as she's happy, that's the main thing.
via: TwitterKeep scrolling to learn about another happy pair, a mom and daughter who have an OnlyFans account together.